With pending severe weather conditions, the tee times for Sunday’s final round of the Masters have been moved up. 

Players will be grouped in threesomes with tee times scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. off the Nos. 1 and 10 tees in Augusta. The leaders will tee off at 9:20 a.m. 

Gates are scheduled to open at 7:15 a.m. 

CBS will broadcast the final round live, beginning at 9 a.m. 

“The safety of everyone on our grounds is paramount,” said Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters tournament, said in a statement. “We also believe the earlier start will give us the best opportunity to complete the Masters on Sunday. This decision should benefit everyone – the players, our patrons and our fans watching around the world. Given the competitiveness and drama of this year’s tournament, we look forward to an exciting conclusion tomorrow.”

Francesco Molinari leads by two shots going into the final round.

Molinari played bogey-free for the second straight round and shot a 6-under 66. 

He was at 13-under 203, two shots ahead of Tiger Woods and Tony Finau.

Francesco Molinari walks past the scoreboard on the 18th green before he finished the day at 13 under for the lead during the third round of the Masters Tournament Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta. (JASON GETZ/SPECIAL TO THE AJC)
Photo: Jason Getz

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